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Microsoft's Rick Belluzzo is quitting as the company's president and chief operating officer to run his own company.

05-04-2002

NTT DoCoMo has reported a shock JPY 36 billion loss last year, instead of the forecast profit of JPY 255 billion.

05-04-2002

Ryanair carried more than one million passengers last month for only the second time in its history, the budget airline said.

05-04-2002

Company directors in Cambridgeshire have backed the conclusions of a national survey showing red tape is a serious obstacle to economic growth.

05-04-2002

Millions of pounds are being pumped into research designed to bring remote-controlled homes nearer to becoming reality.

05-04-2002

The British government has given a multi-million pound boost to the Galileo space programme in a move that could create 1,000 jobs in the UK.

05-04-2002

Madame Park Geun Hye, South Korean National Assembly Member and former Vice-President of the country's Grand National Party, opened a significant conference on the international relations of the Korean peninsula on Wednesday (3 April 2002).

05-04-2002

'Back to the Floor' & 'Trouble at the Top' bring business theory to life



It is a problem faced by all teachers of business studies.

05-04-2002

A quarter of British businesses on the internet are planning to get broadband access in the next 12 months, a new survey reveals.

04-04-2002

Troubled cable company NTL has completed the sale of its Australian broadcasting business for GBP 318 million.

04-04-2002

New phone numbers could be introduced to identify calls carried over the internet instead of traditional lines.

04-04-2002

A smallpox vaccine scare has hit Acambis share price.

04-04-2002

A record order book has been reported by beleaguered Huntingdon Life Sciences, which is now registered as a US company.

04-04-2002

New economy shares led the Footsie lower yesterday (Weds) after seeing the tech-dominated Nasdaq Composite fall by more than 3 per cent overnight.

04-04-2002

Handheld computer sales are expected to rise slightly later this year after being hit by the economic slump.

04-04-2002

Big business is planning to spend less on e-business technology this year, a survey of top-level IT decision-makers at Global 3500 firms reveals.

04-04-2002

The University of Cambridge's Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Alec Broers, has paid tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, who died on Saturday 30 March 2002 at the age of 101: 'A dear friend of the University, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, will be sadly missed.

03-04-2002

Troubled telecoms giant Marconi says its commitment to R&D activities in Cambridge is 'absolute' but the 40 million research lab it was going to build within the university will not happen.

03-04-2002

Tax has overtaken late payments to become the chief concern of small business owners, according to Alliance & Leicester.

03-04-2002

Four women who reckon the hard sell is a bad move in financial services have set up their own company in the city.

03-04-2002

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